First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
’s smart city traffic technology is being implemented in Maui, the second largest island in the Hawaii archipelago, in a bid to reduce congestion. The system is expected to allow traffic engineers to view, study and modify traffic patterns and signal timing.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation – Maui District has selected McCain’s partner Phoenix Pacific to install the equipment at 82 intersections throughout the island.
The scope of the delivery includes McCain’s FLeX Controllers which run the company’s Omni eX Intersection Control Software. The company’s Transparity Traffic Management System will use cellular technology to provide managers with traffic data in real-time.
FleX Controllers, part of McCain’s Advanced Controller eX series, are intended to offer high-resolution data and support vehicle-to-everything applications including connected vehicles.
According to McCain, Maui’s intersections will be networked using cellular communications which will remove the need for hardwired communication, digging and extended lane closures during installation.
McCain will manufacture the equipment and provide technical support throughout the project.